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of the voters. >>> and two newspapers divided by their endorsed will join us live to discuss their selections coming up this hour. >>> and it was once considered polluted, carrying everything from trash to raw sewage but a new study shows the potomac is making a cleaner comeback. why this effects your health coming up. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >>> take a look outside. a beautiful start to this thursday morning. it is september 9th, 2010. thanks for being with us this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. a little bit cool though. coming into fall. i can al-qaeda feel it. tony perkins showing us the rest of the day. >> a wonderful start to the day and today will be a very, very nice day. want to show you the satellite radar. not just for the region but for the eastern united states. we're in the clear this morning. you have plenty of clear sky and sunshine. things look really good. pleasant start to the day. out to west, that's where there is a lot of rain. that associated with hermine, the remnants of what was tropical storm hermine bringing heavy rain t
overtime today dealing with multiple fires and here's the most recent one. a viewer sent this video to us. the shot of the fire in mount vernon. the flames were shooting up near charles street and madison street. the fire broke out around 11:30 last night. firefighters were able to contain the flames and this morning there is no word on what caused this. >>> and this is just the latest of a string of fires in the city that firefighters had to deal with throughout the day yesterday. at least two other fires were four alarm. now more than 100 baltimore city firefighters were working fires, even crews as far as howard county had come in to help. the fires were in west baltimore and the latest video we showed you. linda so joins us live with more on this story. >> reporter: good morning. certainly was a busy day for firefighters, not only here in the city, but lots of other firefighters from surrounding counties that came in to help because these fires were so bad. more than 100 firefighters here in the city were needed to battle these fires that were fueled by those gusty winds. fast moving
residents are told not to use the showers until they're tested. it can cause potentially deadly pneumonia. >>> a florida minister says he's going through with his plan to burn korans on 9/11. several leaders are asking him to reconsider. here's the report from gainsville, florida with the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: the florida reverend planning on burning copies of the koran on 9/11 says he's not changing his plan. >> we're not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: terry jones has 50 followers. and president obama said they should cancel the event. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> reporter: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan echoed that message. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that exsteamists used other images. >> police here will be keeping a close eye on things saturday. students are planning a counter protest and the city's major called it an embarrassment to the community. >> we believe since they've been denie
in west baltimoree and tells us no onee3 was hhrt. but these fires are still under investigation tonight. karen? >> that'' right jeff. innestiggtors are still here, on the scene. -ou mentioned earlier, in the intro, you talked abouu high winds. windy right now. just imagine what it was like a now, the fire started right here. you can sse all the debris left. after three homes caught on fire. the blaze then spread, across the street. i will try to get over here to show you. these five row homes, went up in flames, and it did not stop here. and investors say high winds could be a factor. but will not confirm. 5 ell you. as for neighbors. it was a iasco none will forget. >> it is crazy. you got one, two, three, four, five, six, seven. seven firee. >> flames tear down homes. >> in the second house right there. and kept chaining down. >> first fire started in the 1300 block of north calhoon. homes. two were vacant, the third had occupants that were not at ome. >> eople that use drug, go in these buildings and smoke their stuff. and, yoo know, set stuff on fire. >> the fire spreaddacross t
us down. >> reporter: neighbors troubled by jones' plans are mobilizing at events like this enter faith service. >> this is the best example of what our community is about. here in the first two rows you had a lot more than 50 people. >> reporter: as u.s. embassies brace for fall out residents here are planning for gathering like this one and a protest of their own. gainesville florida. >>> now, without that burn permit jones may face a fine, but lawyers have told him he has the right to burn qurans with or without the city's permission. >>> the oil giant is also pointing fingers elsewhere. the oil rig exploded in april. in an internal report bp admits to human and mechanical errors. bp also blames the rig owner halliburton. the rig owner says the report is self serving. halliburton says it contains inaccuracies. >>> history is made at bwi marshall and some of you may have helped as it reports the highest number of passengers ever, kei. >>> officials say this is good news for the airport but they also believe it's good news for maryland's economy. from sun up to sundown, jets carr
early today and as joy tells u us, the decision comes as police look into whether this might be a hate crime. joy? >> from road rage to possibll hate crime, nothing at this point s being ruled out as a possible motive in the murder of 40-year-old calvin youngg in court today prosecutors want to have the man accused request. king was freed even though he was charged with first degree murdee. prosecutors found out through phone calls from concerned residents. quickly the state filed a motion tt revoke bail request. a decision that left one family fuming and another breathing a sigh of relief. >> my son did not do this. he's innocent. they need to look for the real kkller and guess what, there's somebody throughout that knows who it is and you eed to come forward. for my son sake don't lettit be 2 innocent lives lost. >> before the decision we were very worried about t like for the family and for the community because he's around -úthe area. >>reporter: king was 43 for nearly a week after a a a judge set the bail at 1 million dollars. this is fox 45 news at 5:30. investigate a
>>> now good morning maryland at 9:00. >> good thursday morning and thanks for joining us on good morning maryland at 9:00. jamie is off this morning, he'll be back tomorrow. he is missing out because a study out of the uk came up with the results of men and dancing and the attractiveness to women. we are going to find out exactly what they found and if it really matters whether or not you have the right move. it's thursday morning, so the doctor will be here talking about pets and answering your questions. so if you have a question about your dog or cat, call us, high school get it answered. another exciting, we have some guests, so good morning to them. we also have guests from fort mchenry, which is a gem that we care about so much in this community. so we will talk about the star spangled weekend. all of that is coming up this weekend and of course we are going to go live from the aquarium to find out the new name of the baby puffin. first, we want to get to today's hot topic. is it inspiring or in bad taste? a rock musical is raising eyebrows. it's called clear blue tuesday a
misthe country theoretically. >> but not for the traffic. stay with you us, new 4/contis continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> a car slamses in to a building leaves two injured. we'll hear from witnesses. good morning, i'm pat lawson. >>> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today." we want to take a live look outside. it is 64 degrees. a nice refreshing morning. stars twinkling out in the sky. >> fall starting to set in. >> and some of the leaves are setting down only because it's so darn dry. we have had will this will drought on going and there we go, another string of dry days coming up. we do finally have a likelihood of much needed rain arriving on sunday, but for this thursday morning, no travel problems. off to work and school under a mostly clear sky now. and temperatures 66 at national airport. it's cool, down into the upper 50s now in western fairfax county, louden, parts of prince william. blue ridge, northern montgomery only near 60. and low 60s now in arlington and in prince george's county, southern montgomery is in the low 60s. only in the 40s now in western maryland and w
is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised that he was allowed to be out. and we didn't expect
to the north of us, like our camera is drifting off around here in the studio now. but it's going to be a great day. here is a look at current temperatures. 66 this hour at dulles. 66 at baltimore. 69 at washington. officially at national airport. 67 at fredericksberg. and 66 degrees to the north at frederick. so as we move through into today we're going to see the winds pick up. right now they've picked up between 10-15 mile-per-hour winds but we expect to see them gusting as high as 25 miles per hour before the day is said and done. and here is a look at your forecast. sunny skies, windy, much cooler. our high today only 78 degrees. yesterday we hit 96 degrees. wow, talk about definitely a big change in the forecast for you. it will get cool tonight, temperatures only into the 50s. so grab a sweater if you are heading out tonight. but other than that, not bad at allm back to you. >> gwen, thank you very much. >>> our top story this morning, new developments in the race for d.c. mayor. >> a new poll shows gray ahead of fenty by 7 points which makes the next few days even more crucial for both
in flames in a matter of minutes. that's why they say it's important for us to take care of any objects that can start a fire. in millersville, i'm don harrison for abc2 news. >> the department of natural resources forest services says it will take a significant sustained rain of an inch or more to reduce the fire risk. >>> and nearly 200 homes were destroyed in boulder, colorado from wildfires there. 10 square miles of boulder have been burned but only 30% of the fire is contained. the hundreds of people that were evacuated earlier are now being allowed back to their homes to pick up pets and items left behind. but because of the windy weather forecast, they are not being allowed to stay. >>> yeah, rosy, absolutely, things just too dry out there across maryland. i was just talking about that on facebook actually, that the bottom line is until we get rain in here and i think maybe a half an inch if we are lucky saturday night, we are going to have this greatly enhanced threat for fire, at least tomorrow will be less windy. right now it's a gusty afternoon, check it out, gusting
morning, everybody. thanks for being with us. tropical storm hermine has broken up. but it is not done wreaking havoc. >> hermine's latest chaos, tornadoes around dallas. funnel clouds landed into buildings and power lines, casting off debris and electrical sparks. >> the rain is moving in a northeasterly direction, toward illinois. and it will continue to clobber the area with heavy flash flooding. brad wheelis has details. >> reporter: the water rose so quickly, emergency responders used whatever means necessary to get to people in need. >> i'm so thankful they were here to save us. my boyfriend told me to get on the roof. and i did. they put me in the vest and got me across. >> reporter: residents were trapped on roofs and balconies after flash floods turned roads into rivers. the remnants of tropical storm hermine, drenched dallas, austin and san antonio. 10 to 20 inches of rain fell in 24 hours. >> it's been very hard for the people that live here. and very scary for the family. >> reporter: cars were barely visible above the water. homes were islands. schools were evacuated. even
for other candidates, there is though clear-cut winner. >> it is clear that people are supporting us. another message is for those working on our campaign and that is keep working hard. at the end of the day, the only poll that matters is the one taken and added and counted on september 14th and that is the vote that will make me the next mayor of the district of columbia. >> mayor feinty did not make himself available for an interview but his campaign that matter are nt saying the the count when the polls close on election day. we are out on doorsteps every day get getting our message out it as many voter as we can. the mayor is asking for the president's support in his race for re-election. the mayor told mr. obama the best choice for president. >>> maryland attorney general doug gansler is looking into the election controversy in prince george's continuey. he wants to find out more about fake sample ballots mailed and handed out over the weekend. today is the last day for early voting in maryland's upcoming gubernatorial primary. the early voting centers have been open since last
. consumer borrowing fell in july. house holds bullet cut back on credit card use for the 23rd month in a row. that is a drag on the economy have which is powered by consumer spending. >>> when we think of customizing a car we may think of rims and spoilers but eyelashes, meet car lashes they atrap above the head lights and they are selling out. the first 2,000 are gone and another 10,000 orders on file. the cost 25 there's a pair. you can also buy eye liner for your car for $20. >> why do i want that? >> i don't know. some people like it for the vw bug. it's cute. >> okay. >> okay. >> personality. >> what do you have in the next half hour? >> we have today's money saver. today we will save you cash at the seafood section of the grocery store. >> you can save cash by not buying eyelashes for your car. something for everyone, right. thank you, jess. >>> virginia governor has released details of his plans to privatize the liquor industry. the he says the state can raise a half billion dollars by selling the abc stores and take in $230 million a year by auctioning 1,000 liquor licenses. the bulk
he used the power of his office to try to gain access to women he favored and punish those he did not. joe leopold showed his tough side after a federal police officer shot and killed someone's pet at a public dog park. >> we are not going to tolerate this behavior. >> reporter: but now it's leopold's alleged behavior towards some females in his office place that's become the subject of a sexual harassment and gender lawsuit. >> i think he is truly almost addicted like a gambling person might be to women. it's an impulse you can't do anything about because you could go this is a guy in power. why would he do it so openly and i think it's because he really can't. >> reporter: the allegations range from unwanted sexual advances and the dismissal of a former employee to claims he used binoculars to pick out pretty women entering the building and ordered suburb nance to find -- subordinates to find out their identities. some female employees spoke out in defense of the county executive. >> he's a good man, he treats us with respect and i'm with him every day all day long. >> reporter: now
used to be a death sentence, but now treatment is changing that. >> one area hospital where treatment is taking place in baltimore. we have more from the university of maryland medical center. >> it is a devastating, scary. >> he remembers being told three years ago he had stage one throat cancer after doctors here found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i felt along the side of my throat. i thought in the beginning it was a throw gland. >> instead of being treated with radiology, they might have chosen surgery if this state of the art technology had been opened. the dead into robot has been used for heart surgery end - - the davinci robot has been used for heart surgery and was recently approved for throat surgery. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision movements. >> we have cameras that go into 3d mouth, ala was allow us a viewe, and we can remove a tumor. >> it is changing the game for patients and doctors. the benefits of using the division she seem to be pretty amazing. faster recovery time -- using the da vinci. >> when i was training, the only option that pati
a controversy as he moves forward with plans to burn copies of the cuaron. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with more on this story. zphathe >> good morning, mindy. ahead of this protest, plans for security at home and abroad. >> the state department ordered ambassadors around the world to take action and precautions amid the fact that the cuaron burning -- leaders from around the world and across the political and religious spectrum are condemning the plan to protest 9/11. >> we have to make sure our country is known around the world as a place where liberty of religion and respect and love for your neighbor are the most prominent in our society. >> despite pressure to back down, the leader of the small florida church is moving forward. >> so as of right now, we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> but pastor terry jones will have to do it without the internet since his website was canceled. >> we feel that is an indirect of course, violation of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech. >> a spokesperson for the web post says the site was cancele
around the corner, and right now other fiie is extinguished. >> all righh. chief thank you for joining us. and i have to add that right now, even families, have been displaced. no one has been seriously injured. that is a very latest from here n west baltimore. karen parks, fox 45 news "late edition". . >> new information tonight after a booy is found in a burnt out columbia house. %-former wife thelma winn win we condominium tuesday.nside of tte damon was found in the condominium after the blaze and is under police guard as we speak. at shock trauma. %-in a road rage incident last month is out on bond. jamessking of severn shot another man at tellgraph road and route 100. a judge ordered him heed without bond. but ustta week ago, king'' attorrey asked for a second bond review. the ext day a new bond was set. and king posted it. prosecutors learned about the bond motion yesterddy. after king was released. tooorrow, there will be a hearing about whether to resend the bond. found about 16 miles off thee3 coast of ocean city monday. melkis delgado disappeared after swimming after lifeguar
to pay $30,000 for stealing and using the identification of a disabled person. >> if you've ever gone out to a nice restaurant you've probably at one time or another experienced noisy kids at a niche table. one salty restaurant located in carolina beach, north carolina has decided not to put up with screaming parents by asking their parents to step in and take the children outside. one note here. families of those loud kids are not asked to leave the restaurant completely. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day, do you think it's fair to force firptse leave a restaurant if their child becomes loud or unruley? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. well, a small town preacher from a small town church ignited controversy and fears of violence. >> as he moves forward to burn copies of the cuaron, 11 news kate amara is in our washington bure with the latest. >> good morning stan and mindy. ahead of the protest planned for this weekend there are mounting concerns about safety at home and abroad. the state department has ordered u.s. ambassadors around the world to take
of a brief delay. we are still looking at a 9-minute ride throuuh the harbor tunnel. if you're using the noter mchenry tunnel, no problems to report there. you're ooking at an 8-minute ride are with an speed of 55 miles per hour. the west side of the 795 remains clear with an averageespeed of bief miles pe!!55 miles pee hou3 that's the traffic edge report. patrice bein, back to you. >>> thank you, lauren. >>> a man is tabbed and left for dead in reisterstown. it happened early hii morringg while the victim fights for his lifee,the erson responsibbe is still on the loose. megan gilliland is live onnthe scene where police areesearching for a suspect. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. we're live on the intersection of route 140 and franklin ú%ulevard in reiiterstown. this is usually a very safe area, but this morning the site of a crime scene. a man stabbed and left for dead at the intersection up here andú someehere. ú% happened at 12:30 this ú%lice are not sure if this was a robbery attempt, but they do3 believe a fight broke out efore that victim was
. we have those stories just ahead on this thursday morning. thank you for joining us, i'm megan pringle. jamie is off this morning. you heard of lady's night. this is sort of like lady's morning. we start with linette charles. >> good morning, everyone. we are dealing with cooler temperatures this morning. yes, that cold front has passed and we are dealing with the cool, dry air. the only caveat is the fact we have the dry air and it is windy on the backside. we will continue that for today. it's going to enhance the fire risk and that will continue into saturday when we see showers possible and that will linger into sunday. for today, it's going to be nice and pleasant with temperatures in the upper 70s that will continue into tomorrow as well. now we're looking at your maryland's most powerful radar and we are dry. you can see all five sweeps on and we'll stay that way for the next few days and the rain will push into the area. check out these current conditions. the temperatures at 56. so yes, you need that jacket out. it's not going to be the best hair day, ladies. because
to you, but that is the very latest we're being told by police right now. >> wisdom, let us know and we'll come back to you. >>> new at 10:00, a grieving family searching for answers after their 4 month old baby died. >> she was found unconscious yesterday afternoon. her family says it took rescuers more than 13 minutes to arrive, and by then, it was too late. fox5's roz plater is in the uniform with the story. >> reporter: this is a tragedy all around but tonight, the fire department is defending its actions saying the first emergency responders arrived as soon as they could and police were already performing cpr. >> my beautiful baby is gone. >> reporter: a grieving mother is trying to understand how and why her 4-month-old daughter, ania, is dead. >> she's gone. i'm never going to see her. this can't happen again, it can't. >> reporter: the trouble began about 5:00 tuesday evening. genena homes says she was at work and her teenager sons were babysitting. they noticed the baby wasn't breathing. panicked to find a telephone, they flagged down a police officer across the street. that of
said, what many, many people have said. we felt as though this was a type of mission that god wanted us to do. >> terry jones did tell a reporter he would be willing to rethink this. the president told good morning america, jones needs to cancel his plans. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> jones may only have 50 points in his congregation. but his plans sparked protests around the globe. the state department warned americans traveling abroad to expect more. >>> this community of roughly 125,000 people revolved around the university of florida. students are planning their own protest saturday. >> this is just akin to the ku ku klux klan burning crosses. >>> neighbors are upset, too. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: in fact, stacy brown says she's leaving town this weekend. >> i'm concerned about my safety. and not only my safety. i also have two little boys. >>> fbi agents paid jones a visit to discuss saturday's book burning. in gainesville, florida, mike herselfenberg, wjz eyewitness news. >> some political e
and community. this is the time for us to show strong in our faith and trust in god and to be god's vehicle to minister to the needs of the people. >> they just leaped across the street. just leaped across the street. i don't have anything. it's all gone. it's all gone. >> reporter: you have family though? >> i lost my cat. i don't know where my cat is. >> reporter: i wanted them to tell you their own story, being a reporter out here i couldn't have said it any way better than them just saying. a lot of folks lost homes here tonight. some didn't have insurance. i talked to the pastor of the church and she said they took them in and they are feeding them and have a place to stay for them. the red cross is there. it's just a sad scene. >> i know that you covered a lot of fires over the years. what made this different? >> reporter: well it was the wind. i have covered one of the biggest ones was a 12 alarm fire. that was years ago. it was in west baltimore. what made this different is that the wind just picked up all the sudden. next thing i was talking to the police officer looking at the
are warning about a tax if the korans are burned. the extremists could retaliate here in the u.s.. >> this means that pastor jones might have seen the light. late breaking news. >> exactly. >> this shows it press is reporting that terry jones will cancel the koran-burning event. one of three american hikers jailed in the run will be freed as an act of clemency at the end of ramadan. the iranian culture ministry said that they would be released at a hotel. the message did not say who would be released but one of the people have serious medical problems. >> 5 maryland public schools can now add a national blue ribbon to their list of accomplishments. the word came down from washington. we have more on the story. >> this is a pretty big deal. the blue ribbon gives schools a national profile and the staff members get academic of bragging rights. the announcement was made by the u.s. education secretary. 304 schools awarded blue-ribbon spinto among them baltimore county's eastern technical high school. this latest news has tracy curtis and her daughter who is a student here singing th
, the frederick county health department has placed water restrictions at the center. it's being used to flush poit toilets toilets and -- flush toilets and do laundry, but nothing else. >> we're providing water for the showers for right now. we're going to run a hose over so that patients can have showers. >>> roofs being tested for the bacteria is not required by law. but the state says many hospitals and nursing homes do it anyway. a spokesman for tranquility says they do not. >> what should we check? there should be a uv light system or something on there to protect the people that are there. >> reporter: in a statement, the spokesman says the company is doing everything possible to protect residents, staff and visitors, in case they are the source of the bacteria. the two patients bring the total number of cases up to 76 so far this year in maryland. the cdc says between 8 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with the disease annually. 10 showed symptoms of the disease but tested negative. >>> there is a 10-day wait to see if the patients were exposed. that's when the water test results wil
is a former employee of a company that supplies translators to the u.s. saying most translators aren't doing their jobs? brian ross investigates. >> reporter: a u.s. army unit from the 173rd airborne, on patrol in afghanistan, trying to track the source of a taliban rocket attack. the mission will end in a complete failure to communicate because of one member of the team. its translator, the man on the right. a british journalist caught it all on tape. 2008, as the patrol sergeant adams uses his translator, who asks a village elder about the taliban. >> all right. asked him how it's been here. >> reporter: but the translator tells the sergeant the exact opposite thing. >> we are fine, we have no problems here. >> reporter: sergeant genevieve chase says there are plenty of good translators, but still, too many bad ones. >> people who claim to speak the language don't, and when things get a little bit complicated, they're not able to communicate effectively with the locals and get the information that we need. >> reporter: most of the army's afghan translators
station. and also, the blue guy will be with us, also. >> sharon has the traffic after the weather. >>> well, a nice day shaping up we have temperatures in the 50s and a lot of stars outside. we're going to 76 degrees. the average is 80 and breezy and cooler. not as windy as yesterday, but the breeze is still out there. 54 degrees and tomorrow, a nice day and full of sunshine we'll have the complete updated forecast in a few moments. >>> trouble on 95, south of the city. here's sharon. >>> hi, there, don, we have an accident on 95 and we have a problem we can show you live outside on 895. watch for debris on 895 southbound. that's blocking the right lane. not sure about the debris, but it's causing a minor backup. and 95 past 175 on the shoulder. fire activity in the city. also, traffic lights remaining on flash in the city at north charles street. there's a look at the speeds around the beltway. everything's at speed and above on the top and the westside's of the beltway. now, taking another look outside. and there's a look at the topside. same for the westside of the beltway. rem
they'd show her how to use it once or twice. that man stayed for hours! whatever it takes, as long as it takes. that's our guarantee. why do we go to < uch great lengths? because making you mobile is our mission. we'llwork wit your doctor. we'll work with medicare and lçur private insurance. we'll even service your scooter anywhere in the country. call the sco÷"er store today. >>> tropical storm hermine has left its mark on texas after making landfall. flood overran parts of dallas with water featuring five feet in areas. >> small tornados were spotted leaving at least one person injured. here now is "american landscape" coverage from wfaa in dallas. >> reporter: a tornado on the ground in downtown dallas. warning sirens. a sight not seen in years. >> whoa, there we go, transformer fire right there. >> reporter: we watched as multiple funnel clouds touched down in north texas. >> i heard that train sound. it's a roar. and i was running, hoping that it wouldn't catch me and pick me up. >> reporter: but before the storm, and before the twisters -- >> up to here, to my knees, i gues
and 95 corridor looks good as well. megan, back to you. >>> this video was sent to us by one of our viewers. it's fueled by high winds. firefighters really busy before 11:30 last night, putting out this apartment fire. this is the corner of charles street and madison avenue. no one was injured in this fire. but firefighters had their hands full last night and this morning there's going to be a lot of clean up after about a dozen homes caught on fire in different locations all fanned by high winds. more than 100 baltimore city firefighters were working these fires. even crews from howard county had to come in to help. the fires were in the west baltimore area. you can see a map of the area we are talking about. linda so is live with the latest. linda. >> reporter: like you mentioned, it was a busy night for firefighters, not only here in the city, but firefighters from surrounding counties were called in for help. here in the city alone, more than 100 firefighters were required to battle a number of fires that were fanned by those gusty winds. fast moving flames tore through almost
how they had to use more than just boateds. 6:30 in the morning. i'm megan pringle. jamie is off today, but linette is here and she is standing by. a little cool. >> a little cool. that cold front moved through and we are feeling the effects of it. you are talking about the windy conditions. we had that yesterday. that's what sparked up all the fires along with the dry conditions and we will see the same conditions for today. so today is going to be nice and pleasant. we'll have temperatures in the upper 70s. and hopefully we'll get rain in here by the weekend. i know you don't like the timing of the rain, but we need it. that enhanced risk is going to continue as we go into saturday. maryland's most powerful radar is not showing anything except the five sweeps because we are looking at dry times for today and that will continue as we go through tomorrow as well. now as we see, the current conditions, the big story. you see those winds? let's go straight to northeast, north bay. you can see the westerly flow, that gust up to 27 miles an hour right now and that's what we will be seeing
makes one better than the other? >> the majority of the council members who know both of us have endorsed me and it's not a reflection necessarily on him but i think it's just who do we think is going to be the best ceo of this $2.5 billion corporation that we have here in baltimore county. >> i don't run against people. i run for an office. i'm running for baltimore county executive and people in this county are going to be the ones who decide whether they want me working for them and that's what i'll do. >> both men have also raised and spent a ton of money for this new job. the winner of the democratic nomination will face businessman and former state legislator kenneth c. holt who is running unopposed in the republican primary. roosevelt leftwich, abc2. >> thanks. the chance to cast your ballot without long lines, today was the last day of early voting for the maryland primary. election day is set for tuesday, september 14th. >>> weatherwise today, well, beautiful sunshine and a little cooler out there as well. we saw temperatures only into the mid and upper 70s in most spots
. >> reporter: a defiant jones refuses to back down. >> something is wrong. it is possibly time for us ii a new way to staad up toofight terrorism. >> reporter: a central florida imam whhse religion pastor jones believes is of the devil is pllading forra cancellltion offthe event. >> we believe that he can exprees his feelings in a more ciiilized way if a dialogue and i'm sure that the world would listen to his point of view. >> it doesn't in anyway represent america or americans or american government r american religious pooiticaa leadership. >> reporter: even german chancellor is voicing opposition. >> i ind it in a few wordd only simmly disrespectful and simply wrong. leaders from the u.s. and beyond react the tension is palpable. >> it's a very small group but the perception vieeed outside is big and it is very, very big. >> reporter: the state embassiesed worldwide to assess saturday's event.eaa of it's not clear how manyúembassia review but americans in algeriaú have already been alerted. >>> with the november elections just around the corner tthefight over slots in anne arundel c
he wants. it claims llopold would use binoculars tt spot attractive women and ask police to run theei plates. >> the lawsuut also claims that leopold used fear and intimidation to keep employees quiet. the county's attorney says the claims have no merits and are iiresponsible. >>> two cars accused oo taking part in a botched abortion are unable to practice in maryland this morning. hearingg were held yesterday for dr. ggerge shepherd and nicola3 riley. their licenses were suspended after a botthed abortion. a 3rd doctor involved in the case never had a license to ú%actice in maryland in the first place. they have ordered to seize all operations. >> e know now that he was committing abortionn going all %-year, perhaps earlier andthis storing the remaiis of the aborted babies up to 35 weeks in a freezer. isn't that nice??3 this is depllrable and nobody even knew about it. later this moreeto the tww doctors were suspended. ú%from the board of physiciansns yesterday. the doctor whoohhd officed in ann arundellcounty is accusee of seeeral medical violations during an abortion. thattproce
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is really making her presence felt in the state next to us here in texas. twisters touched down in and around the city of dallas. that's where the weather channel's julie martin is joining us from this morning. julie, good morning to you. what's the latest? >> well, good morning, matt. hermine made for a very wild weather day here in texas, from flash flooding to tornadoes. it really left its mark, and unfortunately, it is not finished just yet. i want to take you now to some images from the evening rush hour last night here in dallas, as twisters just started dropping out of the sky, as many as six funnels reported throughout the area. one of them slicing right through the heart of the city, hitting many buildings, bringing up water mains, and also knocking out power to thousands of people. one of the most impressive images, an 18-wheeler literally picked up, flipped 180 degrees with the driver inside, and slammed into the very building i am standing in front of. that driver, by the way, is doing all right this morning. but before all of that widespread flash flooding throughou
nice and cool outside. thank you for joining us. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tba went is in for tucker this morning. >> compared to yesterday, where we actually broke a record at one of our airports, we are so much cooler. it is actually going to feel more like september. -- gwen is in for tuckerthiss morning. as can you see, clear skies across the area. we have a canadian ridge of high pressure that is building in, compliments of my country folk there. it is a cool ridge of high pressure. we are seeing pretty cool conditions as we start out this morning. just the odd cloud skirting around. not too much to be concerned with at all. 57degrees at national airport. it is only 58 in baltimore and 55 at gaithersburg. but we've got 61 degrees to the south as far as manassas is concerned and 66 degrees at fredericksburg. we'll continue to be on the cool side. so be prepared. today, as i said, much keeler than it was yesterday. we are talking mild and breezy. -- much cooler than it was yesterday. we are talking gusty winds in the course of this afternoon. be prepared for that. they will be gu
in his church. does it make use feel helpless? angry? >> well, it is frustrating. now, on the other hand, we are a government of laws. and so, we have to abide by those laws. and my understanding is that he can be cited for public burning. but that's the extent of the laws that we have available to us. part of this country's history is people doing destructive or offensive, harmful things. and yet, we still have to make sure that we're following the laws. and that's part of what i love about this country. >> you can see how sobering this is. >> sure. >> to the president. we've had general petraeus, hillary clinton, the president, all speaking out, trying to stop this. and you pointed out earlier, sarah palin, weighing in, as well. >> as often as has been said, just because you have the right to do something, doesn't mean you should do it. and the fbi is concerned about this. >>> let's bring in pierre thomas. he's been talking to the fbi overnight about this. >> reporter: you can add fbi officials to those who think the proposed burning of korans this weekend is provocative and potentiall
told us that they are trying to cut down on the overtime expense by scheduling one of the drivers to an evening shift so that anderson can be transported around town at a lower cost. the deputies acknowledge the extent of the park and they tell us that they make sure that the office is with anderson at all times. the city sheriff's office is not a 24 hour operation. anderson's fiscal management has come under question before. their work cut overtime payments that should not have been made and sloppy out account management in an audit. we asked whether the baltimore county sheriff had a driver. the answer was, do you mean in his golf bag? >> the man accused in a deadly case of road rage is now back in jail. he was taken back into custody after a judge. he is a flight risk any danger to the community. another judge allowed him to post bond after he was originally ordered held without bail for allegedly murdering calvin yueng. king is being held pending trial. police are able to end a standoff peacefully this morning in west baltimore. authorities say a 19 year-old was holed up insid
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